What has happened to Brazil in the FIFA World Rankings?
Current world No.2 and the perennial world No.1, it may come as a surprise to many that even Brazil have had major struggles in the Fifa World Rankings. However, in 2013, following a quarter-final exit from the Copa America, Brazil dropped as low as 22nd in the world.
What is Canada’s FIFA World Ranking right now?
Before FIFA releases its new world ranking this Thursday, Canada is currently sitting 40th – the highest the men’s team has ever been. Ranking is determined on a points system that gives a certain value to friendly matches, tournament qualifiers, and major tournament matches, while considering the world rankings of the two competing nations.
Is there a new model for the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking?
… After a long period testing and analysing the best way to calculate the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, a new model took effect in August 2018 after approval by the FIFA Council.
Why did Italy drop to 21st in the FIFA World Rankings?
Due to their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, as well as other poor results, Italy dropped to 21st in the Fifa World Rankings last August. That represented their lowest position since the rankings began back in 1992 and is a considerable drop for a team which has led the way on four different occasions.